No Such Thing As Best Practice Digital Marketing.

No Such Thing As Best Practice Digital Marketing.

If you come across a supplier using the term ‘best practice digital marketing’ I suggest it is time to stop listening and politely show them the door. There is no such thing as ‘best practice’. Using the ‘Best Practice’ phrase is condescending (at...

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8 Small Business Marketing Ideas

8 Small Business Marketing Ideas

So what is the small business marketing process? What specific steps can you take to raise the profile of a business in its local area and increase enquiries and sales? There are several potential options. But before diving in let’s assume the...

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When Is A Search Engine Not A Search Engine?

When Is A Search Engine Not A Search Engine?

Question – when is a search engine not a search engine? Answer – when it’s an answer engine. It is important to understand the difference. Understand what potential customers are looking for and decide on your tactics accordingly. Are prospects...

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Is SEO Worth The Effort For Small Business?

Is SEO Worth The Effort For Small Business?

We are often asked is SEO worth the effort for small businesses. In our opinion, it depends on the target audience (local or national), the market and the level of competition. What Is SEO You want someone to make contact to discuss (better still...

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What Is Google My Business?

What Is Google My Business?

The challenge for many small businesses with a local customer base is how to secure more sales without relying completely on referrals and repeat work. In this post, we discuss one key element of any local business marketing plan a Google my...

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Do You Really Need A New Website?

Do You Really Need A New Website?

When trying to take your business to the next level don’t believe the ‘all you need is a new small business website’ hype. A new website could make a huge difference, but it might not. As a stand-alone item, a new (or updated) website can be a...

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Small Business Branding – Worth The Effort?

Small Business Branding – Worth The Effort?

If you are involved in website development or creating flyers or brochures there will be decisions to be made on colour and design. This often leads to a discussion on ‘brand identity.’ But what is Branding and is it worth the time and effort for a...

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Content Fuels The Small Business Marketing Process

Content Fuels The Small Business Marketing Process

So you have a shiny new website. You have various pages of content that tell your prospects what you offer. You have something about you and/or your small business. Hopefully, you also have some prompts to suggest prospects get in touch. Now what?...

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Trying To Get New Customers?

Trying To Get New Customers?

In my humble opinion, a simple method to get more customers in days or weeks does not exist. It will take time and effort to get the new customers your business needs. There is no secret silver bullet. You may have attended the latest social media...

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Small Business Strategy – First Steps

Small Business Strategy – First Steps

There is an awful lot of confusion about what is (and what is not) strategy. Unfortunately, much of the coverage of small business strategy is way over complicated. In reality, it is simply a guide to how to get from A to B. I suggest that is...

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4 Small Business Marketing Myths

4 Small Business Marketing Myths

Many small business marketing myths continue to be peddled online. Perhaps the myths come from those who know no better. Or there could be vested interests involved. Whatever the reason any small business falling for the hype is likely to end up...

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